News Archive

February, 2014
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Monday, February 24, 2014

Mozilla, Spreadtrum Launch $25 Firefox OS-Based Smartphone Initiative. Mozilla  Firefox  Spreadtrum
[10:00 am]

Firefox OS-Powered Smartphones Could Cost $25

Nokia Introduces Its First Android-Based Smartphones: Nokia X. Nokia  Nokia X  Lumia  Android  Windows Phone  Microsoft
[7:46 am]

Nokia Addresses Emerging Markets with Windows Phone-Like Android Implementation


Friday, February 21, 2014

Analysts: with New CEO Microsoft Will Change, But Not Overnight. Microsoft  Windows  Office  Windows 8  Windows RT  Windows Phone
[1:28 pm]

Microsoft's New CEO - What's Next for Microsoft?


Thursday, February 20, 2014

AMD’s New Program May Provide Additional Free Graphics Cards. AMD  Gaming Evolved  Radeon  GCN  Raptr
[1:52 pm]

AMD Embraces Gamers with AMD Rewards Program

Dell to Integrate Wireless Charging Tech into Notebooks, Tablets, Smartphones. Dell  Rezence  A4WP
[1:50 pm]

Dell Joins A4WP Group, Set to Integrate Rezence Wireless Charging

Microsoft Announces Media Remote for Xbox One. Microsoft  Xbox One
[8:49 am]

Microsoft Xbox One Gets a Remote


Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Nvidia Reveals First Graphics Cards Based on Maxwell Architecture. Nvidia  GeForce  Maxwell  GM107  Kepler  28nm
[1:55 pm]

Nvidia Introduces GeForce GTX 750-Series Graphics Cards, GM107 GPU

Intel Launches New-Generation Xeon E7 v2 Processor for High-End Enterprise Servers. Intel  Xeon  Ivy Town  Ivytown  22nm  Ivy Bridge
[1:54 pm]

Intel Releases Xeon E7 v2 “Ivy Town” Processors with Up to Fifteen Cores

Nvidia Has Not Signed a Single Kepler IP Licensing Deal. Nvidia  Business  Geforce  Kepler  Tesla  Quadro  Maxwell  Parker  Tegra
[1:52 pm]

Nvidia’s Licensing Business Cannot Take Off

Gigaphoton to Supply Laser for Experimental 450mm Manufacturing Equipment. Gigaphoton  Semiconductor  450mm  Intel  IBM  Globalfoundries  Samsung  TSMC
[1:51 pm]

G450C to Get ArF Immersion Lithography Scanners in 2014

Toshiba Aims High-Performance, Reliability with HG6 Solid-State Drives. Toshiba  HG6  SSD  19nm  NAND  Flash
[1:50 pm]

Toshiba Introduces New-Generation SSDs with 19nm NAND Flash Memory


Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Nvidia Unleashes GeForce GTX Titan Black Edition. GK110  Nvidia  Kepler  Geforce  Quadro  Tesla
[1:59 pm]

Nvidia Releases New Ultimate Graphics Board


Monday, February 17, 2014

Sales of Sony PlayStation 3 Surpass 5.3 Million Units Worldwide. Sony  PlayStation  PlayStation 4  Microsoft  Xbox One  Xbox
[10:02 pm]

Shipments of Sony PS4 Exceed Expectations

Nokia Unleashes Treasure Tags: Small Devices Help to Find Lost Items. Nokia  Treasure Tag  Windows Phone  Lumia  iOS  Google  Android  Apple
[9:33 pm]

Nokia’s Treasure Tags to Alert When Your Valuables Become Separated

IBM Develops 200Gb/s – 400Gb/s Low-Power Interconnection Technology. IBM  semtech  32nm
[9:09 pm]

IBM Designs Next-Gen Technology That Will Advance Internet Speed

Over Half of Game Developers Working on New Titles for PCs, Mobile Devices. Microsoft  Sony  Nintendo  Windows  Apple  Windows 8  Xbox One  PlayStation 4  Wii U  Wii  Playstation  Xbox
[8:07 pm]

Only 4% of Game Developers Plan to Make Titles for Nintendo Wii U

Microsoft Ponders Windows for Ultra-Small Devices. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Windows RT  Windows Phone
[1:53 pm]

Windows for Wearables? “Possible,” Says Microsoft

Sony: PlayStation 3 Can Live For Another Three to Four Years. Sony  Playstation  PlayStation 4  PlayStation Now
[1:52 pm]

Sony Wants PS3 to Repeat Success of the PlayStation 2

Nvidia’s Shield Game Consoles Fail to Gain Popularity – Company. Nvidia  Shield  Geforce  Tegra  Logan  Kepler  Wayne
[1:51 pm]

Nvidia: Sales of Shield Game Consoles Remain on Low Levels

Microsoft: Over 200 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold. Microsoft  Windows 8  Windows  Windows RT  Windows 7
[1:50 pm]

Adoption Rate of Windows 8 Trails That of Windows 7


Sunday, February 16, 2014

Samsung to Co-Develop Power Microprocessors and Servers with IBM, Partners. Samsung  Google  IBM  Mellanox  Nvidia  Tyan  Power  Tesla
[8:21 pm]

Samsung Joins OpenPower Consortium


Friday, February 14, 2014

Super Talent Announces New-Generation PCI Express SSDs with Ultimate Performance, Capacities. Super Talent  SuperTalent  SSD  PCI Express  PCIe  RAIDDrive
[1:54 pm]

Super Talent RAIDDrive II Plus: 480GB – 2TB Capacities, Up to 2.6GB/s Speeds


Thursday, February 13, 2014

Tizen Association Gets Fifteen New Members. Tizen  Samsung  Intel  Mozilla  FireFox OS  HTML5  Google  Android
[8:18 pm]

Intel’s and Samsung’s Platform Gain Industrial Support

Toshiba Unveils Enterprise-Class HDDs with Up to 5TB Capacities, 7200rpm Spindle Speed. Toshiba  HDD  SATA  SAS
[1:55 pm]

Toshiba Introduces High-End Enterprise-Class MG04 Hard Disk Drives


Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Consumers Spent $15.39 Billion on Video Games in the U.S. in 2013 – NPD. NPD
[5:05 pm]

Spending on Video Games Continues to Increase

Innodisk to Sell Memory Modules with Conformal Coatings. Innodisk  DRAM  DDR3
[7:38 am]

Innodisk to Offer DRAM Modules for Extreme Systems


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

SanDisk Introduces “World’s Fastest” SD Card with SSD Performance. SanDisk  4K  UHD  SD  Secure Digital  SDHC  SDXC  NAND  Flash
[6:25 pm]

SanDisk’s New SD Offer 250MB/s Write Speeds

MediaTek Unleashes SoC with Eight Cores, Latest PowerVR Graphics, 4K Video and 4G/LTE. Mediatek  ARM  Cortex  PowerVR  Rogue  Android  Google  4K  4G/LTE
[1:09 pm]

MediaTek Introduces Its First Application Processor with Premium Features

ARM Introduces Cortex-A17 Core for Mainstream Mobile Devices. ARM  Cortex  28nm  Mediatek  Realtek  Via Technologies
[7:44 am]

ARM Roll-Out Cortex-A15 Derivative for Mainstream Consumer Devices


Monday, February 10, 2014

Shipments of Apple Mac Pro Slip Further to April. Apple  Mac Pro  Macintosh  Mac OS  Intel  Xeon  AMD  FirePro
[7:40 pm]

Mass Availability of Mac Pro Delayed Again

SanDisk Introduces Dual-Interface USB Flash Drives for Mobile Devices and PCs. SanDisk  Android  Google  USB  NAND  Flash
[7:10 pm]

SanDisk Reveals USB Flash Drive with Two USB Interfaces

WD Simplifies Hybrid Cloud Backup for Midsized IT Environments. WD  Western Digital  HDD  Arkeia
[1:55 pm]

New WD Arkeia 10.2 Network Backup Software Reclaims Orphaned Deduplication Blocks Incrementally

Firepower Acquires PSU Assets of OCZ Technology. OCZ  PC Power & Cooling  FirePower  FirePower Technology  PSU
[1:50 pm]

OCZ’s PSU Assets Sold for $850 Thousands

Sony Is Interested in Windows Phone, Windows RT Operating Systems. Sony  Xperia  Windows 8  Windows  Windows Phone  Windows RT  Microsoft  Google  Android
[1:05 pm]

Sony May Use Microsoft’s Mobile Operating Systems for Smartphones, Tablets

Global Tablet PC Shipments to Reach 455 Million by 2017 – Report. NPD  DisplaySearch  Apple  Samsung  ASUS  Amazon  iPad  Galaxy Tab  ARM  Intel
[11:35 am]

Annual Shipments of Notebooks to Drop to 162 Million in Three Years


Friday, February 7, 2014

Apple to Continue Using PowerVR Graphics Inside Its Application Processors. Apple  iPhone  iPad  iPod  iOS  Imagination Technologies  PowerVR  Rogue
[1:59 pm]

Apple Extends Licensing Agreement with Imagination Technologies

IBM Is Looking Forward to Sell Semiconductor Fabs – Report. IBM  Semiconductor  200mm  300mm  Globalfoundries  TSMC  UMC  Samsung
[1:55 pm]

IBM Finally Preps to Get Rid of Semiconductor Manufacturing Business

Apple Should Make Google Android-Based Smartphone – Steve Wozniak. Apple  iPhone  iOS  iPad
[1:52 pm]

Steve Wozniak Calls Apple to Consider Alternative Mobile Operating Systems

DARPA Contracts IBM to Develop Self-Destructing Chips. IBM  Semiconductor  DARPA  VARP
[1:51 pm]

Next-Gen Chips for Military Use Could Destroy Themselves


Thursday, February 6, 2014

Apple Vows to Release New Product Categories This Year. Apple  iPhone  iPad  iOS  Mac  Mac OS X  Mac OS  iPod
[1:59 pm]

Tim Cook: We Are Working on New Product Categories

Specifications of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Surface Ahead of Launch. Samsung  Galaxy  Exynos  Android  Google  ARM  Cortex  Qualcomm  Snapdragon
[1:58 pm]

Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress

Sony to Spin Off TV Business, Set to Concentrate on High-End Models. Sony  Bravia  HDTV  4K  UHDTV  UHD
[1:10 pm]

Sony Unveils New TV Strategy, Set to Spin Off TV Division

Sony to Sell Vaio PC Business to Japanese Investment Fund. Sony  Vaio  Business  JIP
[11:31 am]

Sony Vaio PC to Withdraw from Global PC Market, Set to Be Available Only in Japan


Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Shipments of Smartphones with 4K Displays to Reach 23 Million Units in 2015. 4K  UHD  UHDTV  Apple  Samsung
[1:57 pm]

UHD Incoming to Every Device Near You


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Shipments of 4K/UHD Monitors to Reach Two Million in 2014 – DisplaySearch. 4K  UHD  UHDTV  NPD
[1:58 pm]

Ultra-High-Definition Not Expected to Make a Splash on the PC Market

Satya Nadella to Employees: I Am Just Like You Are. Microsoft  Windows  Azure  Windows Phone  Xbox
[1:55 pm]

Satya Nadella Email to Employees on First Day as CEO

Bill Gates to Help Satya Nadella to Define the Future of Microsoft. Microsoft  Windows  Windows Phone  Xbox  Azure
[1:52 pm]

Bill Gates Resigns as Chairman, to Return to Microsoft for a While

Microsoft Names Satya Nadella Its New Chief Executive Officer. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Office  Xbox  Windows Phone
[1:50 pm]

Microsoft Appoints Server, Cloud Specialist to CEO Position


Monday, February 3, 2014

Razer’s Nabu Smart-Band Gets Endorsement from Ten Thousand of Software Developers. Razer  Nabu
[1:55 pm]

10K Software Designers Sign Up to Receive Razer Nabu Smart-Band

Nintendo Set to Offer a Health-Improving Gaming Platforms. Nintendo  Wii  Wii U  3DS  DS  2DS
[1:52 pm]

Nintendo to Target Quality-of-Life with Upcoming Gaming Platforms

Art Lebedev’s Optimus Popularis Gets a Launch Date and a Price Hike. Art Lebedev  Optimus  Optimus Popularis
[1:50 pm]

Optimus Popularis to Finally Ship in Late March